The Special Operations Division
is a sub-section within the Operations Division. This section is
responsible for the staffing and operation of several patrol support
units. Some of the units that fall under the Special Operations
Division include the Traffic Enforcement Unit,
K-9, Parking Enforcement,
and S.W.A.T. In addition to this function,
the Division is also responsible for working with personnel of other
City departments in arriving at and implementing solutions to various
traffic conditions. They are assisted by the placement of traffic
calming devices, the utilization of educational speed display units
and the results of traffic engineering studies in arriving at solutions
for specific traffic related problems. They examine all proposed
construction sites in the City for the possibility of road or sidewalk
obstruction or other hazard to traffic or pedestrian safety and
recommend corrective action if any is deemed necessary.
Special Operations personnel also
has the task of coordinating police involvement (vehicular traffic
movement, security, and crowd control) for special events that occur
within the city. These events can range from the large scale such
as the Winter Park Art Festival to more modest functions like a
city road race or movies in the park. Along with city events, the
Division also oversees requests for off-duty police officers to
work at private businesses or functions.
If you have any questions regarding the Special Operations Division or any of it's programs, please contact Sgt. Bruce Robinson at firstname.lastname@example.org or 407-599-3510.
For more information on any of the units contained
within the Special Operations Division, you can utilize the navigation
menu to the left or click on the links provided below.
S. W. A. T.
Selective Traffic Enforcement